Public engagement at UCL Faculty of Brain Sciences happens across many of our Institutes, Divisions, research groups, departments and teams. Our researchers use diverse, creative and exciting activities and techniques to communicate their ideas to all audiences.
These case studies demonstrate just a selection of the fantastic engagement happening across the Faculty. Read on to find out more and learn how you can get involved.
This World Stroke Day, 29th October 2018, six UCL research and clinical groups came together to share their work and gain valuable feedback and opinions from over 100 stroke survivors and carers.
UCL researcher Dr Anne Laybourne shines a spotlight on her recent research with homelessness and how it reinvigorated her interest in public engagement.
How COOM is changing the way dementia is portrayed and perceived amongst people living with this condition, carers and the public.
UCL researchers share their findings on an aphasia study at a forum, to enhance research credibility and make participants feel more a part of the process.
David Blundred, Education Manager at IoN, has introduced a programme that makes education in sciences and medicine more accessible to people from all socio-economic backgrounds.
From delivering informative lectures, to going into schools and talking to young people, Dr Tammaryn Lashley is breaking down barriers to understanding dementia.
Thanks to the team at the MRC Prion Unit at UCL, you can interview a neuroscientist, track down dirty dopers or even become a secret agent to learn why science matters.
‘Eating for Eye Health’ is a recipe for success!
From a colouring-in competition to choreographing a nerve cell, the Patani Lab embraces unique and artistic ways to engage the public.
The film ‘What’s it like to be homeless and ill?’ gives voice to homeless people experiencing a deterioration in health.
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Public Engagement Unit
The UCL Public Engagement Unit (PEU) is dedicated to helping you achieve best practice public engagement. The team offers bespoke support, funding, a variety of training courses and a large number of useful resources. Visit the PEU webpages to find out how they can help you
The Faculty of Brain Sciences's main Public Engagement contact is Helen Craig, the Public Engagement Manager for the School of Life and Medical Sciences. To contact her, please email:
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